Definitions for attachmentəˈtætʃ mənt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word attachment
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of attaching or the state of being attached.
a feeling that binds one to a person, thing, cause, ideal, or the like; devotion; regard.
something that attaches; a fastening or tie.
an additional or supplementary device:
attachments for an electric drill.
seizure of property or persons by legal authority, esp. seizure of a defendant's property as security for debt.
something attached, as a document added to a letter.
Category: Common Vocabulary
* Syn: See addition.
Origin of attachment:
attachment, fond regard(noun)
a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
a supplementary part or accessory
a writ authorizing the seizure of property that may be needed for the payment of a judgment in a judicial proceeding
a connection that fastens things together
attachment, adherence, adhesion(noun)
faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
"attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
the act of attaching or affixing something
the act of fastening things together
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a computer file sent with email
to open the attachment
an extra part for a piece of equipment
Attachments are sold separately.
a feeling of great affection
a passionate attachment to his country
A strong bonding towards or with.
I have such an attachment towards my fiancu00E9!
A dependence, especially a strong one.
A device attached to a piece of equipment or a tool.
The process or means by which something is physically attached.
A file sent along with an email.
Taking a person's property to satisfy a court-ordered debt.
attachment of earnings
the act attaching, or state of being attached; close adherence or affection; fidelity; regard; an/ passion of affection that binds a person; as, an attachment to a friend, or to a party
that by which one thing is attached to another; connection; as, to cut the attachments of a muscle
something attached; some adjunct attached to an instrument, machine, or other object; as, a sewing machine attachment (i. e., a device attached to a sewing machine to enable it to do special work, as tucking, etc.)
a seizure or taking into custody by virtue of a legal process
the writ or percept commanding such seizure or taking
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Translations for attachment
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something extra attached
There are several attachments for this food-mixer.
- passtuk, bykomstigheidAfrikaans
- أداة مُلْحَقَهArabic
- anexoPortuguese (BR)
- die Anlage, das ZusatzgerätGerman
- επιπλέον εξάρτημαGreek
- مخلفات؛ ضمائمFarsi
- tambahan perlengkapanIndonesian
- pridėtinė dalis, priedasLithuanian
- ierīce; papilddetaļaLatvian
- tilbehør, tilleggsutstyrNorwegian
- dodatek, przystawkaPolish
- مخلفات؛ ضمائمPersian
- ملحقات، ضمایمPashto
- tillbehör, tillsatsSwedish
- ek parçaTurkish
- 附件Chinese (Trad.)
- ملحقات ،Urdu
- phụ tùngVietnamese
- 附件Chinese (Simp.)
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